Hilliard owns five of the possible 10 school rushing records, including single season rushing yards, attempts, and touchdowns. He also holds the single-game records for touchdowns and rushing yards. He was named first team All-MAAC and first team Don Hansen I-AA Mid-Major All-America in 2003. He was also the first DU player to be named first team Academic All-America (2003).
Hilliard received his degree in finance in 2004. He currently resides in Pittsburgh.